Mira Healthcare Resources
Our in-house team synthesizes scientific research and translates them into easy-to-digest content for you to get educated on the latest health and healthcare information.
How Much Does Long-Term Care Cost in 2023?
Long-term care is not medical care, and therefore, is not covered by regular health insurance or Medicare. Instead, a long-term care insurance plan must be purchased to cover custodial care. 66 percent of caregivers use their own savings or retirement funds to pay for care.
What is Childhood Trauma?
Adverse childhood experiences can interfere with one’s health status, having harmful effects later on in one’s life and even affecting future generations. Early adversity dramatically affects health across a lifetime, and therefore focus needs to be put on building resilience.
What Are the Signs of a Healthy Gut?
Gut health is an essential part of your overall well-being and the more diverse your gut microbiome is, the healthier your gut is. Some signs of a healthy gut are regular bowel movements, long, smooth, and brown poop, and no pain, excessive bloating, or gas.
Does Insurance Cover Pelvic Floor Treatments?
The cost of pelvic floor treatment ranges widely, from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars, and most treatments are covered by insurance. Some Medicare patients will end up paying out-of-pocket physical therapy costs when treatment exceeds $1900.
What Are the Benefits of CBD?
CBD’s effects are currently being studied for a wide range of conditions. Research shows that CBD has the potential to improve/treat epilepsy, insomnia, chronic pain, and more. As new legislation passes, we will likely see more research emerge.
The New COVID-19 ‘Test to Treat’ Plan
During the first State of the Union Address of his term, President Biden announced a new national COVID-19 strategy as we begin year three of the pandemic. The ‘Test to Treat’ initiative increases preparedness plans and improves testing and immediate treatment access. In contrast to previous initiatives, Test to Treat allows those who test positive to immediately receive antiviral pills and other COVID-19 treatments at no cost.
How Much Exercise Do I Need To Stay Healthy?
Depending on your health goals, professionals typically recommend 150 minutes of exercise per week to experience the best result and positive effects. Exercise and physical activity are some of the most important things you can do for your health. Regular exercise has numerous short or long-term benefits, such as reducing the risk for heart disease, diabetes, anxiety, and insomnia.
Why Should I Offer Healthcare Benefits as an Employer?
Employer-sponsored health coverage is essential for recruiting and retaining a company’s employees. An excellent benefits package that includes health coverage is extremely important for employee retention because it shows employees that their work is invested in their overall health and future. Additionally, a great benefits package means reduced healthcare costs for the workplace and can attract talent.
7 Foods to Help Boost Mood and Memory
Having a healthy brain is an essential aspect of your overall health and well-being. Learn more about seven foods that can help you achieve that brain health.
What Types of Surgeries are Covered by My Health Insurance?
Many health insurance plans fully or partially cover surgical procedures deemed ‘medically necessary’ by a healthcare professional. Every health insurance company has its own policies to identify what is a medically necessary service. To find out if your surgery is covered by health insurance, you should review your Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC).
The Newly Discovered HIV Variant and the Importance of STD Tests
A new variant of HIV with higher virulence was recently discovered by researchers at the University of Oxford. The strain has been circulating in the Netherlands for several years, infecting over one hundred individuals. Fortunately it is treatable with the standard antiretroviral medicines available today.
Difference Between Midwife and Doula
Midwives are healthcare workers who help people during pregnancy and childbirth. They may also provide care to non-pregnant individuals including family planning, STI testing, and preventative care, such as pap smears. Doulas are meant to provide support to people and their families both during and after childbirth.